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Table 2 Planimetric and volumetric parameters of the LA in patients after KTx

From: The atrial uremic cardiomyopathy regression in patients after kidney transplantation – the prospective echocardiographic study

Parameter Immediately after KTx 3 months after KTx 6 months after KTx 12 months after KTx 36 months after KTx p
I (n = 42) II (n = 42) III (n = 42) IV (n = 42) V (n = 42) I vs II I vs III I vs IV I vs V II v III III vs V IV vs V
LA planimetric parameters
 LAmax [mm] 41,64 (±4,93) 41,07 (±4,53) 40,51 (±4,28) 39,01 (±4,23) 38,46 (±4,42) < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 0,008 < 0,001 < 0,001
 LAmin [mm] 33,70 (±5,25) 31,66 (±4,72) 30,86 (±4,71) 28,16 (±4,32) 27,17 (±4,28) < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001
 LAwaveP [mm] 37,31 (±4,78) 36,20 (±4,88) 35,48 (±4,84) 33,40 (±4,51) 32,79 (±4,54) < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 0,008 < 0,001 0,006
 LAshortmax [mm] 42,94 (±4,75) 41,82 (±4,81) 41,44 (±4,63) 39,41 (±4,48) 39,20 (±4,48) < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 0,01 < 0,001 0,187
 LAlongmax [mm] 68,33 (±7,17) 66,20 (±7,26) 65,90 (±7,33 64,90 (±7,08) 64,39 (±7,24) < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 0,165 0,005 0,002
 LAcircmax [cm] 21,33 (±4,16) 20,69 (±3,73) 20,37 (±3,72) 19,30 (±3,09) 19,09(±3,12) < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 0,016 0,001 0,187
 LAareamax [cm2] 26,15 (±16,91) 23,00 (±3,96) 22,63 (±4,01) 21,16 (±3,28) 20,88(±3,38) 0,020 0,164 0,053 0,044 0,037 < 0,001 0,126
LA volumetric indices
 LAVmax [ml] 65,47 (±19,11) 60,91 (±17,58) 59,23 (±16,83) 53,45 (±15,30) 52,08 (±15,4) < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 0,001 < 0,001 0,021
 LAVmin [ml] 52,67 (±15,62) 46,80 (±15,82) 44,93 (±18,11) 39,03 (±15,27) 36,67 (±14,56) < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001
 LAVwaveP [ml] 55,70 (±17,83) 52,82 (±16,96) 51,75 (±18,07) 47,01 (±16,05) 46,63 (±16,28) < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 0,011 < 0,001 0,092
 LAVI [ml/m2] 34,63 (±10,34) 32,24 (±9,59) 31,36 (±9,20) 28,29 (±8,32) 27,57 (±8,40) < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 < 0,001 0,002 < 0,001 0,009